Big‌ ‌Bash‌ ‌League‌ ‌Predictions:‌ ‌‌Brisbane Heat vs Adelaide Strikers

Big‌ ‌Bash‌ ‌League‌ ‌Predictions:‌ ‌‌Brisbane Heat vs Adelaide Strikers

January 14 The Gabba, Brisbane

The 36th match of Big Bash League 2019-20 will see Brisbane Heat take on Adelaide Strikers on Tuesday.

Brisbane Heat saw their run of three consecutive wins being halted by Perth Scorchers in their last game and will look to win this match and garner momentum as they proceed in the league phase.

Adelaide Strikers, on the other hand, ended their hat-trick of losses with a clinical win over Melbourne Renegades by 63 runs. They will look to win this match and surge ahead of the peck in the middle.

Brisbane Heat performance in Big Bash League:

Brisbane Heat batting depends heavily on their top three. Tom Banton (223 runs) and Chris Lynn (265 runs) have been their prolific run scorers this season and they are scoring at a strike rate of over 160.

Tom Banton has been the find of the season for the Heat. He has two half-centuries in the last three matches and is looking in excellent form of late.

Matt Renshaw, Ben cutting and Max Bryant have come up with crucial contributions with the bat.

James Pattinson’s return will strengthen their bowling attack. Pacers Josh Lalor and Ben Laughlin are the chief wicket-takers this season for their team. 

Zakir Khan will be their frontline spinner with Mitchell Swepson finding a place in playing XI depending on the conditions.

Zakir Khan has been their best bowler this season with 8 wickets at an economy rate of just 6.5 RPO. Zakir Khan has picked up at least a wicket in the last 7 consecutive matches.

Adelaide Strikers performance in Big Bash League:

Brisbane Heat batting depends heavily on their top three. Tom Banton (223 runs) and Chris Lynn (265 runs) have been their prolific run scorers this season and they are scoring at a strike rate of over 160.

Tom Banton has been the find of the season for the Heat. He has two half-centuries in the last three matches and is looking in excellent form of late.

Matt Renshaw, Ben cutting and Max Bryant have come up with crucial contributions with the bat.

James Pattinson’s return will strengthen their bowling attack. Pacers Josh Lalor and Ben Laughlin are the chief wicket-takers this season for their team. 

Zakir Khan will be their frontline spinner with Mitchell Swepson finding a place in playing XI depending on the conditions.

Zakir Khan has been their best bowler this season with 8 wickets at an economy rate of just 6.5 RPO. Zakir Khan has picked up at least a wicket in the last 7 consecutive matches.

Brisbane Heat vs Adelaide Strikers predicted XI:

Brisbane Heat: Tom Banton, Max Bryant, Chris Lynn, Matt Renshaw, Joe Burns, Ben Cutting, Jimmy Peirson (wk), James Pattinson, Josh Lalor, Ben Laughlin, Zahir Khan

Adelaide Strikers: Jake Weatherald, Philip Salt, Travis Head, Jonathan Wells, Harry Nielsen (wk), Matthew Short, Rashid Khan, Michael Neser, Peter Siddle, Harry Conway, Wes Agar

Pitch Stats

It will be the 3rd of the total 5 games of the Big Bash League season 201-20 to be played at The Gabba, Brisbane. 

Of the two games played at the venue this season, 1 has been won by chasing team while another by the team batting first.

Sydney Thunder registered a 29-run win over Brisbane Heat while defending 172 in the first game whereas Brisbane Heat secured a 5-wicket win over Hobart Hurricanes after limiting them to just 126 runs.

The average first inning score on this venue is 166 runs and the average second inning score is 145 runs. 209 runs in 20 overs is the highest score on this venue.

BBL Match: Brisbane Heat vs Adelaide Strikers Predictions

  1. Tom Banton has scored 223 runs at a strike rate of 177. He has two half-centuries in the last three matches and is looking in excellent form of late.
  2. Zakir Khan has been Brisbane Heat’s best bowler this season with 8 wickets at an economy rate of just 6.5 RPO. He has picked up at least a wicket in the last 7 consecutive matches.
  3. Rashid Khan has picked 14 wickets in 8 innings and is 3rd highest wicket-taker in Big Bash League 2019-20 so far.
  4. Chris Lynn has hit 18 maximums so far this season and is just 1 behind Mitchel Marsh who has hit the most so far.
  5. Adelaide Strikers are the head to head clashes by 5-4 in their 9 games so far.
  6. Rashid Khan needs 1 more wicket to complete his 50 wickets for Adelaide Strikers. He is the Strikers’ 3rd all-time highest wicket-taker.

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